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Resources: About Me
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SPECTRUM is an organization that serves, affirms, and supports the well-being of 2SLGBTQ+ individuals in Waterloo Region and the broader community through peer support, community partnerships, education and training, resources, and events.

  • Additional - Counselling Services & support for Immigrant and Refugees

Trans Lifeline

Peer Trans Support.

Egale Canada

Peer Support, education and advocacy.

Pflag Canada

Peer Support, education and advocacy.

Rainbow Health Ontario

Culturally competent health care for LGBTQ2S client. 

The Trevor Project

US Based 
Crisis Support
Advocacy & More

Coming out to your doctor (HRC - Human Rights Campaign)

Coming out: Living Authentically as Transgender or Non-Binary (HRC)

The Get Real Movement

Providing positive role models and allies combatting 2SLGBTQ+ discrimination, racism and bullying.

2 Spirits (First Nations)

Support services, First Nations

The 519

Supporting LGBTQ2S+ and food insecurities.

Empowers Canadian employers to build workplaces that celebrate all employees.

Pride At Work

Rainbow Railroad

Helps at risk LGTBQI+ people get to safety worldwide.

Open Closet

Social support group for LGBT2Q+ youth between 14 and 18 years of age

LGBT Youthline

Peer support through telephone, text and chat services.

It Gets Better Project

A mission to uplift, empower and connect LGBTQ2S+ around the globe

List of Resources Across Canada

Transitioning in the Workplace: A Guide for Trans Employees  (HRC)

Downloadable Resources

Coming Out Handbook (The Trevor Project)

Surviving Harassment As a Trans Person (W2A & Spectrum)

Trans Self Advocacy in Health & Social Services (W2A & Spectrum)

Therapy Resources

Our Landing Place
Has financial need consideration

Affordable Therapy Network

Umbrella Mental Health Network
Sliding scale


Crisis Services Canada

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Kid's Help Line
24-hour crisis line: 1-800-688-6868

In Canada TEXT "CONNECT" to 686868


Call 911


Go To Your Nearest Emergency Department

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